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Lovescapes: Mapping the Geography of Love

eBook|Dec 2012
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Lovescapes introduces the reader to the various meanings and manifestations of love and its many cognates such as compassion, caring, altruism, empathy, and forgiveness. It addresses how love and compassion have been understood in history and the religions of the...


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Lovescapes introduces the reader to the various meanings and manifestations of love and its many cognates such as compassion, caring, altruism, empathy, and forgiveness. It addresses how love and compassion have been understood in history and the religions of the world. It goes on to explore the ways that our environments and heredity influence our capacity to love and suggests ways to cultivate love and compassion in one's life. The book shows how the values of love and compassion are integral to finding humane solutions to the daunting problems we face as individuals, as a human family, and as an earth community--a world in crisis.Lovescapes has the following features:?Describing how love is the essence of the divine, and therefore the ground of reality?Understanding the meaning of love and its place in our lives?Learning how love and compassion have been understood across history, culture, and tradition?Gaining insight about how to increase our capacity to love and show compassion?Discerning how love and compassion can be applied in all aspects of our lives, in the regions where we live, and in our global setting.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 377124
  • Product Code 9781621895114
  • ISBN 1621895114
  • EAN 9781621895114
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Cascade Books
  • Publication Date Dec 2012
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No
  • Size 0.85 MB (EPUB)

Duncan S Ferguson

Ferguson is Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Religious Studies at Alaska Pacific University. He received his Ph.D. from Edinburgh University in Scotland.

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